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Enabling People in Northumberland to Improve Their Mental Health and Wellbeing


We are a friendly and committed group who are all passionate about empowering people to thrive and enjoy good mental health and wellbeing.


We are a local general counselling charity based in Ashington, Northumberland, who provide a range of services to those seeking to improve their mental health and wellbeing. 


We are open Monday - Friday from 9am - 4:30pm, with our last counselling appointment starting at 3:30pm.


Please Note - We are not a Crisis Team nor are we open 24/7. Should you require immediate urgent help and/or we are closed, please click below for more options.

I Need Urgent Help 



Click below for information regarding help and support for Covid-19.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information



 Here at Cygnus Support, we have a large team of volunteer and associate counsellors. We are always looking to expand this team further. If you are interested in joining or wish to find out more information, click the link below.

Volunteer/Get Involved



Below are some quotes regarding the services we have provided:


Client – "Cygnus Support were brilliant, the counselling helped me through a difficult time and I learned strategies for coping in the future"


Volunteer"Volunteering at Cygnus Support is such a positive experience. I support clients to improve their mental health and wellbeing and also get the chance to continue with my own learning and development"



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Please note: we will try to accommodate sessions within your selected days wherever possible – we would ask you to be as flexible as possible because if you have limited availability this might mean you have to wait longer.
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